There’s a big red circle marking the month of October on every board gamer’s calendar. The world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – takes place in Germany this October 8-11 and Days of Wonder is debuting two new Ticket to Ride maps there: the United-Kingdom and the US state of Pennsylvania. Both maps are bundled in a new expansion: the 5th installment in our series of Map Collections.
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Place the first rails of the glorious train adventure that all started in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the Victorian Era. Learn to master the power of steam and develop your technologies to build trains that go faster and farther, and reach the far cities of Scotland and Ireland before your opponents…
Or invest in the most profitable companies of Pennsylvania to develop your rail network in this state full of railroad history!
The fifth volume of the Ticket to Ride Map Collection makes its debut in early October at the Essen Game Fair in Germany.
Ticket to Ride United Kingdom features two different maps on a double-sided board.
With the United Kingdom Map designed for 2 to 4 players, players will need to develop their technologies to be able to extend their network over the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland during the 19th century. The double-sided map also features the board of Pennsylvania, a state full of railroad history where 2 to 5 players will invest in railroad companies to achieve victory.
This week(*), Humble Bundle offers a very special bundle dedicated to board gamers: the Humble Weekly Bundle: Tabletops.
If you’re not already familiar with the hugely popular Humble Bundles, it’s simple: you decide what you pay to get a big bundle of great indie games.
The 2014 Golden Geek Awards were awarded earlier today and we are super excited about the results!
Five Tribes won the Golden Geek Award for Best Strategy Game! It is also Runner Up in the “Board Game of the Year” and “Innovative” categories!
Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition joined in on the fun as well earning Runner Up in two categories: “Artwork & Presentation” and “Family Game”!
Congrats to Bruno Cathala, Clément Masson, Alan R. Moon, Julien Delval and thanks to all the people that took part in making Five Tribes and Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition!
See the the complete list of winners and runners up in all categories on Board Game Geek…
We’re sharing the love for Valentine’s Day. For a very limited time, Ticket to Ride on Steam (PC, Mac and Linux), iPad and Android (via Google Play) are available for 50% off the regular price.
After an epic day of competition, Kenneth (USA) is crowned 2014 World Champion !
The previously announced champion, Erwin Pauelsen, has resigned his title after the discovery of evidence of cheating during the final matches.
On Saturday September 27th, the Musée de la Carte à Jouer (Card Game Museum) at Issy-les-Moulineaux will host the 2nd Ticket to Ride World Championship.
28 national champions will play several games on a selection of Ticket to Ride maps – the best of them will then be declared Ticket to Ride World Champion and win the Grand Prize: an unforgettable trip for two to Asia on the Eastern & Oriental Express!
Launched a year ago, the 2014 Ticket to Ride World Championship culminates this month with the grand finale this month in Paris! 28 National Champions were crowned, with over 25,000 players participating in qualifying tournaments held worldwide over the last 12 months.
On September 27th, those 28 National Champions will meet in Paris for a nine hour tournament that will crown the 2014 Ticket to Ride World Champion.